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seattle into northern california, and the higher elevation, they're likely going to kolkts to see quite a bit of rain. otherwise, no major cold outbreaks coming for the foreseeable future. i'm david bernard, cbs news, miami. >>> to the fiscal storm now in washington that's gone from bad to worse. the fiscal cliff negotiations were dealt another setback when a political gamble by speaker john boehner blew up in his face. last night boehner was forced to scrap a plan to raise taxes on the wealthiest americans when members of his own party turned it down. after the vote was canceled, republican house members left the meeting where they were told to go home for the holiday. the white house says it will continue to bargain, but the dramatic turn of events leaves boehner's leadership in doubt and the budget negotiations up in the air. danielle nottingham with more now from washington. >> reporter: lawmakers were set to plan on house speaker boehner's plan b, but the motion was scrapped when the voting fell short. the speaker designed the bill to prevent automatic tax hikes on people making le
caused two mud slides 30 miles north of seattle, washington. a second derailed a freight train. officials say the mud came down a 100-foot slope and hit the train monday afternoon. they also say a hazmat team went to the scene and found no threat to the environment or the public. the tracks are expected to be cleared by today. >>> hawaii senator daniel inouye died monday after being hospitalized with respiratory complications. his passing prompted president obama to tweet, "aloha, danny." senator inouye was 88 years old. we have a look back at his remarkable life. >> reporter: democrat daniel inouye was the second longest serving u.s. senator and the third in line for the presidency. he was also the first japanese american to serve in congress and a world war ii hero. >> all of us in hawaii looked up to him, and we are so sad to see him go. >> reporter: inouye was born in hawaii in 1924 and dreamed of being a surgeon. he heard the call to arms when japanese planes flew over his home to bomb pearl harbor. he served in italy and there lost an arm to a german grenade, leading a battle that w
. morning showers in st. louis, 62 degrees. rain in seattle, 52 degrees. >>> nasa's voyager one has made a another startling discovery, a magnetic highway at the edge of the solar system. the probe was launched 35 years ago and is about 11 billion miles from earth. scientists say the magnetic highway is the last layer between the solar system and interstellar space and could take two to three years to cross. on mars, curiosity may have found signs of life. scientists said on monday the rover found hints of carbon, an essential building block for life. the problem, though, scientists aren't sure where they carbon came from. they say it could have been from the red planet or could have come from comets or asteroids or could have been brought by the rover itself. >>> the twitterverse has a new member. the pope. starting next wednesday, pope benedict will send his first tweet. it is a verified account, i did check earlier. he'll tweet in eight different languages. the english version already has plrn 3 -- more than 325,000 followers. the vatican says the pope doesn't plan to follow anyone on
sunny in st. louis, 56. partly sunny in denver, 68. showers in seattle, 47 degrees. >>> add the statue of liberty of long list of things damaged by hurricane sandy. after being closed for almost a year for renovation the statue was opened one day before the superstorm struck. lady liberty is fine but the island she stands on is severely damaged. >> reporter: arriving at the statue of liberty after sandy, park superintendent david lucinger had a bittersweet moment. >> she was still standing there and proud and defiant. >> reporter: lady liberty survived without damage but at her feet it was a different story. waves and storm surge flooded 75% of the island, wrecking the dock and critical infrastructure. >> in the history of the park service this is the largest incident we've ever had to respond to. >> sea grass marks where water hit the shore. >> reporter: the superintendent lived here full time with his wife. a setting he called romantic and emotional. their home is destroyed. the water level reached about here. most of the damage on liberty island will be repaired but this homicide we
. sunny and cloudy st. louis, 58. colder with showers in denver. periods of rain in seattle. 46 degrees. >>> get ready for big fun at the grammy awards. the nominations were announced during a special concert last night in nashville. ♪ >> that's the band fun. the indy group got best song. also those who got nominations was frank and also r & b mumford & sons. you can see the 55th annual grammy awards february 10th, 8:00 p.m. eastern right here on cbs. >>> the duchess of cambridge remains hospitalized for morning sickness treatment. the hospital says it's reviewing telephone info after a nurse revealed information to a prank caller. we have the details from london. >> reporter: the duchess of cambridge got a hospital visit from her sister pippa and brother james. they arrived the day after a caller pretending to be the queen got through to kate's nurse. >> hello. good morning. king edward vii hospital. >> hello there. could i please speak to kate, please, my granddaughter. >> reporter: the prankster fooled her way past the operator and tricked kate's nurse as well. she revealed that th
foggy on the details. >> reporter: at seattle police headquarters, jonah spangenthal lee was given the task of explaining the state state's new marijuana law on an online guide. what do you call it? e. mari-what-now? the guide to legal pot use in x.attle. >> reporter: a lot of people are tying, that. it will take a year for the state to write regulations for selling marijuana illegally. for now, that leaves some confusion gaffes. tir example, it's still illegal let moke pot publicly, but last night people did. let me get this straight-- you can possess it, you can buy it, but nobody is allowed to sell t. s> that's correct. alreporter: and nobody is allowed to grow it right now, either. >> that's correct as well. >> reporter: so how do you get legal pot? >> i couldn't tell you. >> reporter: the new law passed with 56% of the vote. supporters say it the save police time and money. since 2001, more than 130,000 tople have been arrested in washington state for marijuana possession. l mal marijuana sales could also generate washington $500 million a year in taxes and business. opponents
degrees. 46 degrees in seattle. >>> this is the 71st anniversary of the day that will live in infamy. president franklin roosevelt words to describe the attack on pearl harbor. japanese war planes attacked the base in hawaii. the surprise attack killed more than 2400 american sailors and soldiers and wiped out the pacific fleet. the attack propelled the u.s. into world war ii. >> roger ebert is in a chicago hospital being treated for a hip fracture. he's 70 years old. he's suffered from several major health problems in the past several years. ebert posted on twitter he didn't need surgery. doctors are determining when he'll be released from the hospital. >>> a student in northern turkey is recovering from minor injuries after the bridge he was walking on collapsed. the security camera caught the moment the bridge gave way. it collapsed because it was weighted down with too much snow. >> a bionic suit is giving hope to victims of spinal cord injuries. robert webb tested a strap on skeleton that used computers and sensors to move his legs. he says he's looking forward to doing normal t
sunny in atlanta, 52. mostly sunny in st. louis, 43. sun and clouds in denver is, 38. rain in seattle, 47 degrees. >>> the australian radio station at the center of that prank call to kate middleton's hospital will donate its advertising revenue to a fund for the family of the nurse who apparently committed suicide after the stunt. as we report, the hosts who made the call are devastated. >>> we are so sorry that this has happened to them. >> reporter: radio hosts mel gregg and michael christian say they're filled with regret over the royal prank. the pair fought back tears as they talked about the death of the nurse who fell for the hoax. >> we couldn't see this happening. it was meant to be a prank call. >> reporter: last week the australian d.j.s pretended to be the queen and prince charles when they called the hospital caring for prince william's wife kate. >> hello there, could i please speak to kate, please, my granddaughter. >> reporter: the nurse put the call through to the duchess where she was being treated for morning sickness. three days later, british police found her bod
in denver, 55. morning showers in seattle. 45 degrees. >>> this morning we're learning new details about the plane crash that killed mexican superstar jenni rivera. mexican officials say the jet plunged almost vertically from 28,000 feet on sunday, hitting the ground at more than 600 miles per hour. so far it's unclear what caused the learjet to nosedive. rivera and six others died in the crash. the 78-year-old pilot had a valid mexican pilot's license. >>> venezuelan leader hugo chavez is recovering from surgery this morning. he had an operation monday to stop an aggressive form of cancer, his fourth since 2011. his vice president was chosen by chavez to be his successor. he said the surgery was completely successful. chavez will be sworn in for a new six-year term on january 10th. >>> in west virginia, a massive inferno as a gas line exploded. huge flames shot into the air, melting an 800-foot stretch of interstate 77. the blast happened tuesday afternoon in a small town north of charleston. at least nine homes were damaged or destroyed. no one was killed but several people were treate
, sunny, 50. increasing clouds, seattle, 44 degrees. >>> a bizarre report that a convicted murderer had a plan to kidnap and kill justin bieber. they were arrested in vermont about a week before bean 'eers concert. he's reportedly obsessed with the beesh but turned in tit ove to a would-be assassin. >>> a high-speed chase in los angeles. a jewelry robbery, stole a car and raced through the streets. jumped out, ran through the baseball field filled with children where the l.a. police chief was giving away toys. the suspect event ueli gave up. the campus of cal state fullerton was put on lockdown while the police searched for another suspect. they were eventually given the all clear. officials say he may have been tweeting from the university. one other suspect is still at large. >>> now to an innovative way to smuggle marijuana across the border. they found canisters littering a field near the colorado river. police say they used pressurized cannon like the ones used during sporting events. fire in the hole. the smugglers apparently fill soup cans full of drugs and then launch them into
cloudy in st. louis, 47. clouds and sun in denver, 56. periods of rain in seattle, 44 degrees. >>> some towns like camden, new jersey, and san francisco, california, are offering cash for guns in an attempt to get weapons off the street. lee cowan reports on how a mass shooting in 1989 led to a tough new law. >> reporter: when it happened at cleveland elementary, in stock on the, california, some 23 years ago, some thought a school shooting couldn't get any worse. a troubled man with an assault rifle killed five students and wounded 29 others. while it sadly wasn't the last or worst school shooting in the country, it did lead to california's ban on assault weapons, the first in the nation. it wasn't a perfect solution in the eyes of gun enthusiasts but at least the ban was an effort to do something to stem the violence. in the wake of connecticut, many california leaders wonder where that resolve is today. >> if not after this, then seriously just shame on all of us. seriously, shame on the leadership of this country. >> gavin newsom is california's lieutenant governor, but his current
, mostly cloudy, 33. denver, light snow, 33, seattle, occasional sun, 43. >>> a newspaper in a new york city suburb is standing by its story. it published the names and addresses of people holding handgun permits, touching off a barrage of criticism. "the journal news" defended the story headline, "the gun owner next door." it says it was necessary to share information about gun permits in the wake of the connecticut school shootings. that story was published on sunday. it was accompanied by online maps showing where permit holders live. >>> the connecticut shooting sparked a different response in l.a. there the city started its gun buyback program much earlier than usual. john blackstone reports. >> they're hunting rivals. >> reporter: angela atkins came to the los angeles gun buyback two hunting rifles and thoughts of the children who died in newtown, connecticut. >> it was emotional, i cried, and i just felt like those were everybody's children. >> reporter: so you're getting rid of your only guns. >> getting rid of my only guns, yeah. i couldn't send them a sympathy card or anything
to a screening in seattle. it's standing room only. >> it's a room about poverty and we've fill add room with 500 people. thank you, guys. >> their passion is projected on screen and the audience is eating it up. >> it's inspiring because it's their story and i love that it's through their eyes and how they experienced poverty. >> reporter: they're now living full tomb on a borrowed bus, promoting their project and asking everyone to lend a hand. >> we're asking you each to make a commitment hour small, to impact the life of somebody else. >> reporter: in their case all it took was a dollar and the value of the lesson is not in what it buys but what it begins. for "cbs this morning," carter evans, seattle. >> a story worth telling. i was going to say, kudos for them for bringing it to us. >> a very valuable lesson they bring to us about how many people share a dollar. >> it's friday. our christmas party is tonight. >> will you be on the dance floor? >> i doubt it. >> we will have evidence on monday. >> that's why i won't do it. as we leave you, let's take a l
northwest. it'll be rain in seattle and portland. but the mountains will see very heavy snow. could see a few inches with this storm around denver. but the real significant snows and the worst weather is going to run from omaha right through milwaukee. that's where we could see blizzard conditions and some very significant snows. maybe up to a foot of snow in some areas. chicago has gone without snow now for a record 289 days. that is the last time they had an accumulating snow. it looks like that streak is going to end by thursday night. we could see several inches of snow in chicago and very strong winds. maybe over 50 miles per hour with some blowing snow as well. >> david bernard, thanks. time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" says a new study has found no clear evidence linking 9/11 debris to cancer. six months ago the federal government added cannes tore the list of diseases covered by the world trade center fund. but the new york city health department found people exposed to debris and dust at ground zero did not have a high
with the catch. what a shot. seahawks win it, seattle is in the playoffs. >> and all that matters. >> norad will be tracking santa claus as he makes his way around the world delivering gifts to girls and boys tonight. >> on "cbs this morning." >> from kabul, afghanistan, happy holidays! "cbs this "cbs this morning." >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm jeff glor with rebecca jarvis charlie rose. gayle king and norah o'donnell are off. >>> on the ground and in the air on this busy day before christmas, there's trouble. >> and the problem is a storm system that hit the west coast over the weekend. now it's moving east threatening to cause problems all week long. anna warner is at dallas/ft. worth airport. anna, good morning. >> reporter: we're seeing a steady stream of travelers on their way to destinations. things on the west coast have cleared up. no major flight delays out there so far, but people heading to other holiday destinations may encounter some trouble. that's because this fast moving storm is heading over the rocky mountains and is expected to drop a lot of
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